Panawell & Partners, LLC

Panawell Intellectual Property (Panawell) – formed by IP firm Panawell & Partners, LLC and law firm Panawell & Partners – is committed to providing efficient, quality and professional IP services to local and international clients.

Panawell’s services cover IP counselling, patent and trademark filing and prosecution, anti-unfair competition, trade secrets protection, freedom to operate, IP transactions, enforcement and litigation.

Panawell has a strong, professional team of IP attorneys, who have graduated from famous Chinese universities with master’s or doctorate degrees in science, technology and law, have trained in China, the United States, Germany and the United Kingdom, and who have significant expertise in IP practice, particularly in regard to patent and trademark prosecution and litigation, in which most of the firm’s partners have over 20 years’ experience.

Over the past 15 years Panawell has been providing tailored services and best solutions to different clients to achieve well-established and better-enforced IP rights in China and internationally, satisfying clients’ diverse business needs and making their investments more valuable.

Our commitments

  • We maximise speed to respond to your diverse demands with optimal solutions.
  • We maximise our team’s talents to satisfy your needs with our comprehensive, top-quality legal services.
  • We maximise your interests by providing you with tailor-made services.
  • We maximise the reduction of your costs to provide you with our most worthy services.

Patent services

  • Drafting, filing and prosecuting
  • Re-examination proceedings and court appeals against rejections
  • Invalidation proceedings and court appeals against Patent Re-examination Board (PRB) decisions
  • Patent Cooperation Treaty application filing and prosecution
  • Advising, drafting and negotiating licences and assignment
  • Administrative proceedings against infringement or other disputes
  • Infringement litigation
  • Payment for patent annuities
  • Patent search and opinion
  • Patent watch
  • Infringement analysis
  • Market clearance search, investigation and analysis
  • Advising on patent protection and strategy
  • Hong Kong and Macao patent and design registration

Trademark services

  • Filing for registration (including domestic filing, overseas national filing and international filing)
  • Re-examination and court appeals against rejections
  • Opposition proceedings and court appeals against the China Trademark Office (CTMO) and Trademark Review and Adjudication Board (TRAB) decisions
  • Cancellation proceedings and court appeals against the CTMO and TRAB decisions
  • Advising, drafting, negotiating and filing for trademark applications and registered trademark assignments
  • Advising, drafting, negotiating and recording licensing agreements
  • Renewals, change of applicants’ or registrants’ names and addresses
  • Administrative actions against infringement
  • Civil and criminal actions against infringement
  • Watch service
  • Advising on trademark protection and strategy
  • Hong Kong and Macao trademark registration

Litigation services

  • Invalidation proceedings and court appeals against PRB decisions
  • Re-examination proceedings and court appeals against rejections
  • Infringement litigation
  • Re-examination and court appeals against rejections
  • Opposition proceedings and court appeals against CTMO and TRAB decisions
  • Cancellation proceedings and court appeals against CTMO and TRAB decisions
  • Copyright protection counselling
  • Copyrighted works registration and enforcement before the Chinese government and courts at different levels
  • Computer software registration and enforcement before the Chinese government and courts at different levels
  • Copyright licensing and assignment

Other services

  • IP rights customs protection
  • IP rights due diligence investigation and legal opinion
  • Domain name registration, dispute resolution and enforcement
  • Registration and protection for integrated circuits topography
  • Counselling on IP rights protection for domestic and overseas companies
  • Trade secrets and trade dress protection
  • Anti-unfair competition
  • IP rights training
  • IP assets management

Contact details

Panawell & Partners, LLC
1002 -1005 10th Floor China Life Tower
16 Chao Yang Men Wai Street
Chaoyang District
Beijing 100020
China

Professional contacts

Sample client list

  • Eaton Corporation
  • Institutes of CAS
  • Kimberly-Clark (China)
  • Kimberly-Clark Worldwide

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